is saying. do you see politics in america moving towards the david roeder changing of the guard philosophy class. .. >> it is affecting people's attitus as they enter the political process, and i believe at this point, the democrats believe that that will work to their advantage, but as i said, these things are organic, and just as bill clinton kind of rethought and redefined the democratic party after three consecutive losses during the reagan and first bush presidencies, there may be a republican on the horizon who will similarly do that and be able to capture the imagination of his or her party, and then win in the national election. it's what keeps people like me going. [laughter] [applause] >> thank you, all, very much. [applause] >> up next on booktv, arguing the american media aided in the re-election of president barack obama saying the media was consistently critical of the republican party and the nominee, mitt romney, while negligent to do the same with barack obama. this is about 45 minutes. [applause] >> thank you, john, and my thanks to the harming foundation for inviting me.